honker vs hooter what difference

what is difference between honker and hooter

English

Etymology

honk +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɒŋkə(r)

Noun

honker (plural honkers)

  1. One who honks.
  2. (informal) A large nose.
  3. (informal) A wild goose.
  4. (slang, chiefly in the plural) A woman’s breast.
  5. (slang) Anything impressively large; a whopper.
    I caught a real honker of a fish.
  6. (slang) A loud burst of flatulence.
    • 2016, Steve Vernon, Flash Virus Omnibus: The First Five Episodes (page 39)
      I would have given a million dollars to fart a good loud juicy honker, right then and there []
  7. (slang) The telephone.
    • 1991, Stephen King, Needful Things
      He supposed Pangborn was around someplace, and pretty soon old Bill Fullerton would get him on the honker and tell him who was back in town. Then Pangborn would find him and ask him what he thought he was doing here.
    • 2001, Paul M. Levitt, Chin Music: A Novel of the Jazz Age (page 283)
      I kidded him about the length of the call, and he said that he’d also been on the honker with A.R. []

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:nose

Further reading

  • honker at OneLook Dictionary Search


English

Etymology

hoot +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhuː.tə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhu.tɚ/, [ˈhu.ɾɚ]
  • Hyphenation: hoot‧er
  • Rhymes: -uːtə(r)

Noun

hooter (plural hooters)

  1. A person who hoots.
  2. The horn in a motor vehicle.
  3. (Britain) A siren or steam whistle, especially one in a factory and used to indicate the beginning or the end of a working day or shift.
  4. (slang) A nose, especially a large one. [from 1950s]
  5. (slang, usually in the plural) A woman’s breast. [from 1970s]
  6. (slang) A penis. [from 1990s]
  7. An owl.
  8. (slang) A large cannabis cigarette.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:nose
  • See also Thesaurus:breasts
  • See also Thesaurus:penis

Translations

Further reading

  • hooter at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Te Horo

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